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Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies

Warm up your taste buds with these Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies, a delightful twist on a classic winter treat. With a touch of cayenne pepper and cinnamon, these cookies bring the perfect balance of sweet and spicy to your cookie jar.

93% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies

Under 30 minutes


for 12 cookies

  • 1 cup brown sugar (220 g)
  • ½ cup white sugar (100 g)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate (115 g)
  • 1 cup flour (125 g)
  • ½ cup cocoa powder (60 g)
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (85 g)
  • 12 large marshmallows

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 219
  • Fat 6g
  • Carbs 40g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 26g
  • Protein 3g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Beat brown sugar, white sugar, and eggs.
  2. Melt the unsweetened chocolate and butter, allow to cool. Mix into the egg and sugar mixture.
  3. Add all of the dry ingredients, and mix thoroughly (you don’t want any cayenne pepper clumps!).
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Space out 12 cookies on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 13 minutes. Remove the cookies from the oven.
  7. Top each one with a large marshmallow.
  8. Broil for 30 seconds, until the marshmallows have just started to brown.
  9. Enjoy!
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Spiced Hot Chocolate Cookies